Silver 2015 / Book / Documnetry (Non-Pro)

By the River

  • Prizes
    Silver in Book (Series Only)/Documnetry
  • Photographer
    Ian Flanders

The last thing Ian expected when he finally built a bridge to freedom for a group of enslaved prostitutes in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, was the confronting realisation that opportunity was not enough. The arduous and precarious task of building trust and developing relationships with some of these women – who had no reason to trust anyone – had educated him in the complexity of their lives. Regardless, he had no foresight that the choice to cross may have been a bridge too far